meaning and examples of the Phrase

Pass on

pronunciation:
British (male):
American (female):
pass (something) on (to (someone))

to give something to someone.

Companies almost always pass any increase in costs on to consumers.
She had passed on some false information, but I'm sure she thought it was true.
Usage notes: often said about something given to younger people:
I think it's wonderful that you have passed your interest in music on to your children.

pass away & pass on
Euph. to die.
My aunt passed away last month.
When I pass on, I won't care about the funeral.

  1. To convey or communicate.
  2. To die.
  3. To skip or decline.
  1. Can you pass on the information next time you see him?.
  2. His uncle passed on last year.
  3. I'll pass on dessert, thanks.

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